Acts: 1824

Pages 989-990

Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842. Originally published by Edinburgh Printing & Publishing Co, Edinburgh, 1843.

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The principal acts of the general assembly, convened at Edinburgh, May 20, 1824.

I. Sess. 1, May 20, 1824.—The King's Commission to George Earl of Morton produced, and ordered to be recorded.

The General Assembly, &c.

II. Sess. 1, May 20, 1824.—The King's most gracious Letter to the General Assembly, presented to them by his Majesty's Commissioner.

George, R., &c.

III. Sess. 3, May 22, 1824.—The General Assembly's Answer to the King's most gracious Letter.

May it please your Majesty, &c.

IV. Sess. 9, May 29, 1824.—Commission of the General Assembly to certain Ministers and Ruling Elders for discussing Affairs referred to them.

The General Assembly, &c.

V. Sess. 9, May 29, 1824.—Commission to some Ministers and Ruling Elders for the Reformation of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, and for Managing his Majesty's Royal Bounty to that end.

The General Assembly, &c.

VI. Sess. 7, May 27, 1824.—Overtures as to the Course of Study to be pursued by Students of Divinity. (fn. 1)


VII. Sess. ult., May 31, 1824.—Act appointing the Diet of the next General Assembly.

The next General Assembly of this National Church is appointed to be held within the New Church Aisle of Edinburgh, on Thursday, the 19th day of May 1825.

Extracted from the Records of the General Assembly.
David, Ritchie, Cl. Eccl. Scot.


  • 1. It is noticed in the Proceedings that there was much reasoning on the re-transmission of this Overture, but eventually the motion was carried by a great majority.—Ed. 1843.